Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans Social Protection & Livelihood Officer Jobs

Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans Social Protection & Livelihood Officer Jobs

Job Summary

  • The Social Protection and Livelihood Officer will be responsible for linking beneficiaries to social protection programs such as wealth creation programs etc. and spear heading case conferencing activities within the communities.

  • The Social Protection and Livelihoods Officer will report to the OVC/Case Management Manager.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing leadership in developing innovative livelihood intervention that are consistent with OVC programming and PEPFAR priorities.

  • Leading the livelihoods needs assessments within ICYD target groups and areas of operation.

  • Managing and ensuring the effective implementation of livelihood interventions across ICYD through proper targeting and result oriented approaches.

  • Building the capacity of district project officers in managing and supporting livelihood interventions.

  • In charge of developing, disseminating and orienting staff on livelihood program management and monitoring tools.

  • Coordinate with project team to provide technical support in OVC household economic strengthening programming.

  • Actively promote best practices and a shared, vision of quality assurance of monitoring and evaluation through an improved standard of OVC Household Economic Strengthening programming.

  • Ensure the application of “Do no Harm Principles” in OVC Household Economic Strengthening programming while strengthening community mobilization strategies to reduce stigmatization.

  • Maintain and avail appropriate technical resources.

  • Create linkages with both the private sector and public sector for other livelihood opportunities
    for OVC.

  • Responsible for promoting and ensuring that the program makes optimal use of economic development models and frameworks to support vulnerable communities to improve their household incomes, and contribute to the wellbeing of children and, transformation of families and communities.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Entrepreneurship, International Development, Business Administration, community development, or related field. A Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management or any related field and Training in micro-finance is an added advantage.

  • Four years’ experience in household economic strengthening, advisory or support role with a national or international NGO is highly desirable.

  • Excellent communication, team building and training skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in and outside the organization.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans Social Protection & Livelihood Officer Jobs

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